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Bengt Torkel Magnus Löfstedt, Swedish classics educator. Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung fellow Munich, 1961-1962; Humanities Institute, University California grantee, 1968, 71; American Philosophical Society grantee, 1971, 74; American Council Learned Societies grantee, 1972, 75. Served to lieutenant Swedish Army, 1959-1960.

Background

Löfstedt, Bengt Torkel Magnus was born on November 14, 1931 in Lund, Sweden. Arrived in the United States, 1967. Son of Ernst Martin Hugo and Sigrid (Johanson) Löfstedt.

Education

Master of Arts, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1954. Fil. License (Doctor of Philosophy), University Uppsala, Sweden, 1957. Fil. doktor, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1961.

Career

Assistant professor Latin, U. Uppsala, 1962-1967;associate professor Mediaeval Latin, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967-1968;professor, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1968. Contributor Swedish newspapers Fria Ord, Vägeneral Framät.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Studien Über die Sprache der langobardischen Gesetze, 1961, Der hibernolateinische Grammatiker Malsachanus, 1965, Zenonis Veronensis Tractatus, 1971, Ars Laureshamensis, 1977, Sedulius Scottus: In Donati artem minorem, in Priscianum, in Eutychem, 1977, Sedulius Scottus: in Donati artem maiorem, 1977. Author: (with G.J. Gebauer) Bonifatius: Ars Grammatica, 1980. Author: Ars Ambrosiana, 1982, Beautus Liebanensis: Adversus Elipandum, 1984.

      Author: (with L. Holtz and A. Kibre) Smaragdus: Liber in Partibus Donati, 1986. Author: (with Leena Löfstedt) Maturin Cordier: De Corrupti Sermonis Emendatione, 1989. Author: Sedulius Scottus: Kommentar zum Evangelium nach Matthäus 1, 1-11,1, 1989, Sedulius Scottus: Kommentar zum Evangelium nach Matthäus, 11,2 bis Schluss, 1991.

      Author: (with B. Bischoff) Anonymus ad Cuimnanum, 1992. Author: Vier Juvenal-Kommentare aus dem 12. Jh.

      , 1995. Author: (with Scott Talkovic) Diego Valadés: Catholicae Assertiones, 1998. Author: Ausgewählte Aufsätze, 2000, Hrabanus Maurus: Expositio in Matthaeum, 2000, Virgilius Maro grammaticus: Opera omnia, 2003, Anonymi in Matthaeum, 2003.

      Contributor articles.

Membership

Served to lieutenant Swedish Army, 1959-1960.

Connections

Married Maija-Leena Kekomäki, October 15, 1961. Children: Ragnar, Torsten, Ritva, Ingvar.

father:
Ernst Martin Hugo Löfstedt

mother:
Sigrid (Johanson) Löfstedt

spouse:
Maija-Leena Kekomäki

children:
Ragnar Löfstedt

Torsten Löfstedt

Ritva Löfstedt

Ingvar Löfstedt